Virtual meetings with government, while clearly not a panacea, allow for more inclusive and accessible engagement, are more environmentally conscious and can support caregiving responsibilities. Let’s not go back.
The New Democrats could play a role in Parliament similar to one they played in the 1960s, when they pushed Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson to enact progressive policies like Medicare and the Canada Pension Plan, say st
Plus, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's management of the COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta became a campaign topic in the 2021 federal election, but he managed to survive a meeting with an unhappy caucus yesterday.
For the first time in the party’s history, a Conservative member has initiated a petition to call a referendum on the party leader. But, the Conservative Party’s president has questioned the online petition’s validity.
Plus, one of the most anticipated parties of the year in political Ottawa’s bubble, the Writers Trust of Canada’s annual Politics & The Pen, is up today as a virtual show once again during the global pandemic.
On health, climate, energy, the pandemic, childcare, and possibly pharmacare, Trudeau’s government will have to navigate pronounced regional divisions and try to win consensus with a mixed bag of premiers.
A normally must-attend event, Politics and the Pen has for years brought together 'a strange combination of folks,' including cabinet ministers, party leaders, staffers, authors, reporters, and lobbyists.
A number of dynamics are likely to play out that could see Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take a bow before we are back at the polls again, and sailing will not be smooth for Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole.
Along with his time as House leader, the Liberal MP-elect served under the Wynne government as Ontario’s attorney general, minister of community safety and correctional services, and as labour minister.
With 34 ridings with no incumbent contesting the race and a total of 16 flipped seats, at least 44 new people are projected to join the House's class of 2021, including the first Filipina-Canadian to hold federal office.